Continuing Activities - Thursdays

Walk-in Flu Clinic
VNA Northwest
every Thursday
607 Bantam Road, Unit F
Bantam, CT 06750

Dance Exercise
9:00-10:30 am
Litchfield Community Center
Thursdays—Dance Exercise I— Standing Core work
 Building strength and cardiovascular health through
movement based in the discipline of dance.
Ballet and jazz that incorporates traditional fitness exercise.
 Please bring a mat. Available at Center if you do not have one.
Cost: $8.00 per class. On-Going, pay as you go.

Blood Pressure Check
9:30-10:30 am
Litchfield Community Center
by Registered Nurse
Cost: Free of charge

Early Bird Café
10:30 am
Oliver Wolcott Library
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
January 9  - February 28, 2018
before Bouncing Babies & Storytimes
Join us for the Early Bird Cafe which will be open before
every Bouncing Baby and Preschool Storytime session!
Drop in and meet us before the session to socialize
with new friends and neighbors and have a chance
to talk to Mrs. Shaia. Light refreshments will be served.
Don't forget to check out some books either before
or after storytime. Mrs. Shaia is always happy to
help with suggestions of her latest favorites.

Preschool Storytimes
(2-5 year olds)
11:00 am
Oliver Wolcott Library
Wednesdays & Thursdays
January 10 - February 28, 2018
Experience new and classic picture books and flannelboard stories,
learn movement activities, and build pre-literacy skills such as
phonological awareness and comprehension in this educational program.
Stories will be read that encourage participation and comment,
and recall your child’s focus through talking about the books.
NEW! After storytime, enjoy one of our fun play centers
 to further stimulate your child’s imagination and creativity!
The play centers are generously
funded by Civic Family Services.
Drop in storytimes,
no registration required!

Table Tennis & Wii Bowling
10:45 am-2:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Table Tennis is played weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Drop in. New or experienced players welcome! Paddles available.

Pre-K Story Time
(ages 2-5)
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Goshen Public Library
stories, songs, hand-rhymes and craft

Walk-In Blood Pressure Clinic
1:00-3:00 pm
VNA Northwest
607 Bantam Road, Litchfield

The Great Courses
"Books That Have Made History:
Books That Can Change Your Life"
2:00-3:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
What makes a written work eternal--its message still so fundamental
 to the way we live that it continues to speak to us, hundreds or thousands
 of years distant from the lifetime of its author? Why do we still respond
to an ancient Greek playwright's tale of the Titan so committed to
humanity's survival that he is willing to endure eternal torture in his
defiance of the gods? To the cold advice of a 16th-century Florentine
 exiled from the corridors of power? To the words of a World War I
German veteran writing of the horrors of endless trench warfare?

Total of 36 lectures.
Group will cover 1-2 a meeting with discussion to follow.
Come to one, or come to all!
1 Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers From Prison
2 Homer, Iliad
3 Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
4 Bhagavad Gita
5 Book of Exodus
6 Gospel of Mark
7 Koran
8 Gilgamesh
9 Beowulf
10 Book of Job
11 Aeschylus, Oresteia
12 Euripides, Bacchae
13 Plato, Phaedo
14 Dante, The Divine Comedy
15 Shakespeare, Othello, the Moor of Venice
16 Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
17 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
18 Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
19 George Orwell, 1984
20 Virgil, Aeneid
21 Pericles, Oration; Lincoln, Gettysburg Address
22 Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front
23 Confucius, The Analects
24 Machiavelli, The Prince
25 Plato, Republic
26 John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
27 Sir Thomas Malory, Morte d'Arthur
28 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, Part 1
29 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, Part 2
30 Henry David Thoreau, Walden
31 Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
32 Lord Acton, The History of Freedom
33 Cicero, On Moral Duties (De Officiis)
34 Gandhi, An Autobiography
35 Churchill, My Early Life; Painting as a Pastime; WWII
36 Lessons from the Great Books

Sculpt & Tone
7:00-8:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Tuesdays & Thursdays
A strength training class that includes stretching,
abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout.
Instructor: Dean Roberts  
Cost: $8.00 per class
Bring: hand weights, mat or towel.